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lined up, closing college avenue to traffic. by the time the train pulled in 700 passengers poured out. they spent the last hour stuck in the tunnel. >> it is scary. you are in a tunnel and you have no idea if you will get out. >> nobody was telling us what was going on. >> reporter: others needed a moment. >> there is are lot of people crying. i need to walk around. >> reporter: it started this morning when commuters felt their train come to a stop. >> it stopped in the middle of the tunnel and filled with smoke. >> a lot of people were coughing. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. said it was break dust after the emergency break engaged while it was running. but the fear of the unknown led
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to anxiety. emergency responded treated 11 people. >> nerve-wracking. yeah. you know, everybody is trying to stay calm and trying to help each other. talk to each other and get through it. >> reporter: these are pictures one passenger took while stuck on the train this morning. you can see people seemed calm. some are smiling. at 6:00 p.m. who some say this brought out the best in b.a.r.t. riders. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. this is the latest problem for b.a.r.t. on july 1 the unions went on strike. after a cooling off period they went on strike again. october 19 two workers were hit and killed by a b.a.r.t. train. october 23 a fire started underneath the b.a.r.t. train and yesterday the unions filed a lawsuit against the board of directors for approving a contract.
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after today many riders said they were fed up a b.a.r.t. ktvu's john fowler is live now with the 90 minutes of madness. >> a tough day for bart riders and business people who said b.a.r.t.'s troubles turned this quiet downtown into a mob scene. >> reporter: this morning hundreds of commuters held up in orinda. these pictures from news chopper 2. b.a.r.t. riders said a warning about smoke in the tunnel, they were tommed a get off -- told to get off. >> leave the station. >> reporter: commuters waited and waited. checked their phones and waited some more. >> frustrating. i was supposed to be at school at 10. just waiting. everyone is waiting. >> reporter: many flocked across to theater square. >> huddled in front of starbucks and the sidewalk, i
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thought for sure we would have a flash mob. >> 90 minute business boom. commuters who endured strikes and interruptions get angrier by the minute. >> i am upset. always something going on with b.a.r.t. >> reporter: also stranded on her way to work b.a.r.t. spokes woman. >> we have a good ontime performance rate. when something goes long it is not fun -- wrong it is not fun. >> reporter: as commuters got to board their trains you can hear some muttering they will find a better way to get to work. reporting live, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> ahead, a lot of people told ktvu the scariest thing was not knowing what is going on. tonight we asked b.a.r.t.
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what its plan of action is to keep riders safe and informed. to the weather alert. temperatures into drop. a live look at contra costa county. by the end of the week we could see snow on mt. diablo. >> ktvu's rob roth is in the south bay as people are preparing but we begin with ktvu's chief meteorologist bill martin who joins us more with the freeze warning. >> a freeze warning for the bay area, excluding san francisco. look at the numbers. 26 degrees in santa rosa this morning. napa 27. 29 livermore. below freezing. it will be colder tomorrow. a freeze warning in effect for all 9 counties. temperatures could easily get into the teens. talking napa, santa rosa. a freeze warning in effect tomorrow morning till 9:00 a.m. coming up the cold weather, the
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freeze warning and the chance of snow. >> thank you. to. >> rob roth. he joins us live from santa rosa. >> reporter: as the sun goes down you can feel the temperature drop. according to the weather app right now in san jose, it is 50 degrees. but that will feel warm compared to later tonight. >> reporter: at this store in san jose one of the hottest selling items is this blanket to keep the plants warm. >> as the winds set in later in the afternoon, people this can about their -- people think about their plants. >> i just want to protect my plants. >> reporter: a cold air mass descended and expected to linger. christmas in the park in downtown san jose, many people.
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>> chills down your spine but then you walk into the coffee shop and you are good. >> reporter: hard to know when to take his daughter outside. >> bundle her up. three pairs of clothes and a blanket, socks. ready for the cold. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> yeah. i have to. >> reporter: we found as many people out today who aren't bothered by the weather. he was wearing shorts today but he was the only one. >> never know, the sun could come out. i don't think it is been that cold. i was born and raised in iowa. where it is in the mid-20s. >> the cold is nothing to laugh at for people in this homeless encampment. a church organization is expected to hand out blankets for those in need. reporting live in san jose, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news.
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>> and our coverage on the cold weather continues, at 5:30 p.m. to the north bay, preparing for a freeze warning. day three of a search comes to a clothe. his plane disappeared sunday after he reported engine trouble and tried to land in idaho. today 60 people, two helicopters and 5 planes were looking for his small plane. they broughtened yesterday's search in which they -- broadened yesterday's search in which they detected a signal. the signal was not detected today. police released a sketch hoping to find a man who robbed two women last week. both women said a dark skinned man attacked them and stole their purses, the attacks happened on two different days. he is 25 to 30 years old.
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5'10", 160 pounds and wearing a dark jacket. and look at this man. police say he was caught right here on surveillance video breaking into a home earlier this week. police say the burglary happened on monday. police say the man stole two cameras, stereo speakers, men's clothes and a printer. anyone with information on the man on this surveillance video is asked to call police. data breach. hackers stole user names and passwords for two million accounts, 300,000 facebook users. researchers say it wasn't the company's fault, hackers installed key logging software on computers around the world. facebook, twitter and linked in have notified users whose
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accounts were compromised. experts say you won't be able to detect the malware on your own. update your anti-virus software. to our coverage of the issues plaguing the president's healthcare plan. after two months of problems the website is now working and now president obama ising for a second chance and encouraging people to enroll in the plan. this comes as several house hearings are putting the affordable care act under the microcope. >> reporter: president obama discussed the economy in washington while pushing his campaign to get americans to sign up for the affordable care act. >> 3 million young americans have been able to stay on their parent's plans. >> reporter: hearings on capitol hill.
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one, looking at the botched roll out and its effect on taxpayers. >> no one has been held accountable for spending on a website that didn't serve the american people. >> reporter: the other, looking at how patients will be effected. >> this is an enact science here and it will involve billions. >> reporter: 1 million people visited since the upgrade. supporters say it is following a path to medicare and social security. >> early set backs were resolved. critics were proved incorrect and these programs are popular with the american people. >> reporter: another worry, is the website security. a report said it may be
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vulinable to fraud. a christmastime preddant. the man accuse -- predator. the man accused of killing a man for a playstation 4. how the victim tried to make a bargen for his life. >> they are one in a million. why these three babies are a rare sight. plus. >> chilling video showing a kidnapping in progress in the south bay. police try to determine if a kidnapping was actually committed. ♪
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kidnapping but they are hoping the footage will help the investigation. ktvu's robert handa is live with more on the investigation. >> reporter: police are trying to figure out what happened here at this bus stop as we reported last night at 10:00 p.m., police are treating this as a possible kidnapping. we are going to show you surveillance video of what happened here that police say will help clear up the mystery. >> man and woman fighting over a bag. as the man pulls her away from the bus, the woman tells the driver to call police. >> call the police. >> the driver did and as we showed it led to a ground search around the center near the bus stop. one witness told ktvu she didn't know if she was seeing a kidnapping or a domestic fight. >> looked like he was grabbing her.
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>> reporter: it has some people rattled. >> i live 2 minutes away from here. it makes me fear it might happen to me. >> reporter: police are continuing to treat the case as a possible kidnapping. >> could be a domestic situation, many things. a father taking his daughter home. we don't know. >> the man asian in his 30s wearing a black jacket and a dark baseball cap. people say they also hope someone comes forward. >> i don't want to know who it is. maybe it is somebody that one of these doctors know. maybe it is somebody we know. >> reporter: police say this surveillance video is their best shot at getting information because at this point none of their leads panned out. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. new developments tonight
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involving a missing 13-year-old girl, tonight she back home with her family after missing for three days. a family member found her in san jose today at 11:00 a.m. she left her home sunday morning and spotted getting into a car with three males. a search was launched after she failed to get in touch with family and friends. 17-year-old high school student has bib identified as -- been identified as the bike rider hit and killed by a suv last night. he was riding his bike before 7:00. he was rushed to the hospital where he died. the driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperating with police. city college of san francisco seen a drop in enrollment for the spring semester. enrollment is down 26% or 2,000 students compared to last year. officials say there are three
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reasons. uncertainty over the accreditation. a requirement students pay before enrolling and the lack of a printed class schedule. >> seeing fewer people here during the day. although it is still difficult to get classes. >> the city of san francisco and the teachers union have filed lawsuits against the committee that accredits community colleges. citrus farmers are fighting frost during the cold snap. farmers are spraying water and using wind machines to circulate air. farmers say every little bit helps. >> for mandarins, tangerines, it could cause damage. for oranges it has to get cold, 28 or colder for damage to show up. >> it will take a few days
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ofigure out if there are losses -- to figure out if there are losses. 26 degrees in san jose, now maybe snow? >> yeah. the cold air is in place and that will promote snow on some peaks. i will get to that. these were the highs today. these are day time highs. 48 in antioch. 52 in vallejo. 56 oakland. temperatures tomorrow, upper 40s. a lot of cities won't get out of the 50s tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow cooler. over night lows tonight cooler than this morning by quite a bit. we had lots of cold numbers. tomorrow a freeze warning for the bay area. san jose 47. 39 fairfield. that is cold. 40 napa. coming up on -- coming up on 30 degrees. winds are light. they will die down tonight. we had a freeze warning last
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night for the north bay. the freeze warning tonight is for the entire bay area excluding bay area. look at the over night lows. 24 santa rosa. 21 napa. 23 fairfield. teens in the valleys. these are for the cities. santa rosa, fairfield, napa, temperatures in the 19, 20- degree reading. tomorrow morning freeze warning. by noon clear and cold and cold again tomorrow night. another chilly night. these are the highs for thursday. 47 napa. 48 fairfield. these are the highs. tomorrow you need a jacket. when you go to lunch you need a jacket and when you get home you will need a jacket. 48 bend wood. 49 san jose -- 48 brentwood.
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49 san jose. five-day forecast, cold arm. coldest day of the week. highs in the 40s. and friday the clouds start to increase. cold air in place and friday night into saturday morning it wouldn't be hard to get snow in the bay area, 1800 feet. bay area peaks and we have a shot at showers which would be great. there is your five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. when i come back, i got the computer model, i will show the system coming in friday. we see this situation sometimes in the spring. in april and march, march and april. we have a lot of cold air in place. you will see snow in puppy places. -- funny places. ever think something ought to be a law and it isn't? the chance you have to put your
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governor jerry brown's approval ratings are up, they are the highest since 2011. according to our ktvu poll. the governor's numbers are up 7 points since july. 58% approve of the job he is doing. 33% disapprove. 9% had no opinion. back in july 51% approved. 33% disapproved and 16% had no opinion. governor jerry brown hasn't said if he plans to run next year. two republicans have announced their candidacy. 52% say they would vote for governor jerry brown. 25% are undecided.
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the primary is in june. the two highest vote getters would advance to the general election. jerry hill invites constituents to suggest laws he should introduce. he will call it ought to be a law or not. debris falling from trucks, and confirming mail in ballots have been counted. some have become law. the european union levied a record amount of fines accusing bench mark rigging rates. jp morgue were among those fined. they were accused of manipulate
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the rate. many consumers have variable rate mortgages based on the rates. on wall street the dow and s&p both dropped. the dow is down 24 to 15,889. the nasdaq is up 0.80 at 4,038. the s&p is down 2 to 1,792. incredible new details about the man who was shot and killed while trying to sell a playstation 4. what the victim offered to do seconds before he was shot and the startling reaction from the suspend who was in court today. >> questionable spending as congress tries to cut billions to reach a deal. >> and rare 92 aarrivals. what makes these triplets one in a -- -- a million.
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. a man accused of murder over a playstation 4 makes his first court appearance today and we are learning details about an exchange just before he pulled the trigger. we learned the victim tried to bargain for his life and told the gunman to take the playstation 4 before he was
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shot. ktvu's david stevenson is live in san francisco where the da is calling it very disturbing. >> reporter: prosecutors told us the victim tried to push the gun away and they detailed how the network that led up to the encounter was used to help catch the suspect. >> reporter: the family of ikenna uwakah had little to say as they went to court. >> human being losing his life over a playstation 4, i think that is disturbing. >> reporter: police say ronnie collins responded to an instagram add advertising the sale of a playstation 4. they met sunday afternoon in a park and he pointed a gun as they sat in a car. ikenna uwakah tried to push the gun away and offered to give him the playstation 4.
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>> the defendant said no and pointed the gun at him and shot him. >> reporter: prosecutors say they used instagram to track down ronnie collins. bail was set today at $5 million. >> christmastime predator. >> reporter: he will fight to get a fair trial. >> we don't need name calling and people being demonized before they have a chance to sit in front of a jury. >> reporter: ikenna uwakah's father declined comment. ronnie collins' arraignment was postponed till monday. live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. now to our continuing coverage of the cold snap effecting the bay area.
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live pictures from downtown san jose. looks cold. volunteers are handing out blankets to the homeless. and when it drops this cold, you can't help but think of the homeless. this can be dangerous. >> you see people -- wasn't as cold last night, tonight is the big night. it will be cold in san francisco as well and in the central valley, we have a hard freeze warning, in effect till 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. it is going to be cold. we will set records. records napa could hit a record. napa 21 degrees. but outskirts you could get 19 degrees. san francisco could set a record tomorrow morning as well. over night lows in the forecast, records. when i come back the model and the chance for showers showers and snow. >> thank you. our continuing coverage now to the north bay. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us
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live with people are gearing up for a second night of freeze warnings. >> reporter: right now we are at the nursery here in american canyon and most of the plants they have here are protected enough by that structure you see but some of the more sensitive plants they have them covered up right now. temperatures are expected to get down into the 20s here tonight in american canyon and we found plenty of people who are preparing plants, pipes and preparing to get by over night. >> good to water them before the frost. >> reporter: saving plants from the cold. >> i will get to these. >> reporter: this is an orange tree that wilted. the owner says our change in weather played a role. >> we had so much warm weather
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that the new growth came out. you got new growth and last night we had a frost. >> reporter: we found plenty of people repairing for the -- preparing for the cold. he bought a water heater. she had something else in mind. >> it is freezing out here today. good thing the sun is shining but i came to get a freezer. >> reporter: it was a busy day at the hardware store. and a busy day for the chimney sweep. >> people going to burn their fire places and they are going to need to be cleaned and serviced. >> reporter: he sees a half a dozen chimney fires every year and she also a plumber. he has the cold covered. >> reporter: here at the nursery, keep an eye on citrus
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and tropical plants. most citrus should be okay. where you get into trouble is when the temperatures drop into the teens and stay there. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> go to for more information on the cold snap, including a forecast in the area where you live. look for the weather link. one year after the massacre at sandy hook elementary school tapes of the 911 calls have been released. officials in connecticut and the families fought the release of the tapes but a judge ruled the calls should be made public. dispatchers are heard telling people to take cover as you hear gun shots going off. the school custodian could be heard relaying messages. due to the sensitive nature of the story we decided not to air the 911 tapes during the
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broadcast. we put the tapes on our website, if you died you want to hear them. you will find them under national news. poll shows support for stricter gun control laws is no more popular today than it was after that massacre. 49% support stricter gun laws. that is down 6% from july. the poll indicates the majority of people still favor stricter gun control but in the south and mid-west oppose it. learning how to distinguish between commonly confused words. what is being done to get the classes cut. >> fast food workers demanding higher pay. why leaders say higher pay would have a negative impact on customers. >> new details into the death
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of paul walker. what the autopsy report reveals about the deadly crash. middle-earth is back at denny's with the build your own hobbit slam. twenty delicious options, like sweet potato pecan pancakes, hearty breakfast sausage and honey cake french toast. a meal to satisfy the hungriest of hobbits. see "the hobbit: the desolation of smaug."
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. results of an autopsy on arct paul walker. he die -- actor, paul walker he died of combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries. it was his friend roger rodas who was at the wheel and both
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men dize within seconds of the crash. this information -- died within seconds of the crash. fast and furious is now on hiatus due to the death of paul walker. many important scenes involving paul walker haven't even been shot yet. the number of deaths from stroke in the united states dropped over the last 11 years. the centers for disease control and prevention said deaths are down 30%s and dropped to the 4 4th leading cause. however strokes are still the primary cause of long term disability. success in lowering blood pressure contributed to the decline. bell ringers are competing in the third annual world record bell ringing contest.
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>> they began yesterday and trying to beat a record set in 2011 for continuous bell ringing, that record was 80 hours. two are in southern california. two in minnesota and montana. they to stand next to their cetthal entire time -- kettle the entire time. golden state warriors head coach helped the less fortunate -- fortunate. they prepared 2500 gift bags in san francisco. >> there is about impacting lives not just during the holidays but every day. tremendous work by the volunteers. >> he talked to ktvu about the warriors 27 point come back last night. he praised the spirit and
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thanked the crowd. webster said it is the word of the year and the winner might surprise you. >> this is where the train stopped. the number one complaint many had. >> the suspect in the shooting at lax goes before a judge. why it took so long for the shooter to appear in court. >> back after the break, more about the freeze warning and the system coming in friday and saturday. it could bring snow to bay area peaks. see you back here.
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new information on today's b.a.r.t. train scare. it left many passengers complaining they were left in the dark too long. a the breaks locked -- the brocks locked up in the frontal an hour. -- in the tunnel for an hour. ktvu's john sasaki learned the haze of break dust inside the train had some riders on the verge of panic. >> reporter: smoke with the smell of burning breaks is what left some riders concerned about their safety. it came to a stop at 8:30 a.m. this morning in the tunnel. people were overcome by the smoke and some had to be treated. but what upset some passengers
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were a total lack of communication from b.a.r.t. >> we can understand being in a situation like that, in the middle of a tunnel, train is not moving, you see the operating doing something, it is concerning and we always want to give every bit of detail we have but sometimes we don't have all the details at the moment. >> reporter: passengers say no announcement was made. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. the man accused of killing a tsa agent last month at los angeles international airport had his first appearance before a judge this morning. paul ciancia did not enter a plea. paul ciancia's first appearance was delayed because he has been recovering in the hospital after being shot by officers.
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investigators say he killed a tsa agent and wounded three other people. he could face the death penalty. san jose firefighters are looking for a man after a fire destroyed his mobile home. the fire started about 2:00 a.m. this morning. fire crews responded to several calls about the fire and aproved to find -- arrived to find the home fully engulfed. after the fire was out they searched for the resident and they say at this point they are confident he was not at home at the time. neighbors say there have been several fire in the complex. >> this is the third one, down the street from us, i mean, this is shocking to me. >> two of the fires were caused by electrical problems. a third caused by a lit cigarette. the cause of this fire is still under investigation. the new word of the year is far different than the trendy
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top pick from a rival. the number one word for 2013 is science because of a 176% increase in searches that include that word. oxford chose the word selfie? -- selfie? rare, identical triplets. they welcomed abbey, brian and laurel into the world sunday. they are triplets from a single egg that produced three identity babies. they are extremely rare. depending on who you talk to the odds range from 1 in a million to 1 in 100 million. the cold front that swept
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through the sierra sunday left blue skies and new snow. we have a photo to share. six resorts, 29 lifts are operating right now. low temperatures for the rest of the week. now to our chief meteorologist bill martin on whether they will get more snow. >> they will get more snow but when it gets cold they start making snow. they are making snow. they will make it around the clock. there will be a lot of snow plus what is coming in on friday. these were the high temperatures today. high temperatures tomorrow won't be this warm. highs tomorrow, more 48. cooler day. colder night as well. clear skies out there. you see that as you look outside. the numbers represent temperatures that are falling quickly. 39 fairfield.
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how hard will it be to get into the 20s tonight? 40 walnut creek. chilly out there. if you are doing anything, it is jacket weather. the winds are light. right now we have the freeze warning in effect for the bay area. excludes san francisco here. then a hard freeze warning in effect for the central valley. that is a big deal. and winter weather advisory. tonight had freeze warning is in effect and stays in effect till 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. frosty and cold. beautiful night. this atmosphere, the winds we had and the cool temperatures, great visibility. it will be good viewing tonight and tomorrow. 24 in santa rosa tomorrow. not going to be hard to get
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temperatures around santa rosa or napa in the teens. numbers will be down. san francisco tomorrow is going to be a cool day. check it out. 49 degrees in san francisco when you wake up. lunchtime 46 degrees. day time high in san francisco, 49 degrees. the computer model, i want to get to friday. you are not going to see much on thursday. not going to see much into friday. friday night, or friday morning, off the coast, this is the system. it bumps the cool air out and pulls in and that is friday afternoon and with that cool air in place, snow on bay area peaks and low snow areas and it moves out. after that system rolls through, you could see rain from that if we are lucky. these are the highs through thursday. significantly cool. 49 mountain view. 49 san jose.
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50 morgan hill. the five-day forecast, the most interesting thing is this, friday and saturday. friday night over night into saturday morning it will be cold and it won't be hard to see snow in unique places around the bay area. we have seen this before. usually in march. it is cold. teens in the north bay tomorrow. >> unique places for snow -- [ talking at the same time ] >> maybe a tad higher. mt. diablo and hamilton. santa cruz mountains. >> thank you. questionable spending as congress tries to reach a budget deal. >> julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> charging businesses hundreds of dollars oo buy back -- to
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>> rescuers have been trying to
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lure a pod of stranded whales to deeper water. the 50 whales have been stranded since yesterday. officials say 10 of the whales who beached themselves died. including four that had to be put down. a stolen truck carrying radioactive material in mexico has been found. it was abandon by thieves near the gas station where it was taken north of mexico city. it was transported used medical treatment with radioactive cobalt 60. it was found 24 miles away. authorities say the people who removed the shield could suffer a dose of radiation but no one else is at risk and it is unlikely they were aware of the danger. fast food workers striking protesting low wages planned for tomorrow. they protested in october and
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over the summer. they want to draw attention to how hard it is to live on the minimum wage. the industry said it would lead to an increase in meal prices and fewer jobs. congress is looking for places to cut billions. some people who say congress should start with its own budget. specifically free classes available. some of which have nothing to do with their jobs. >> reporter: walk into the cafeteria and every week there is a poster like this. new classes for free during the work day. among the offerings this week, does your child have a learning disability. >> people don't mind staffers getting more education but not at the expense of taxpayers. >> reporter: many relate to job performance, but then there is
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the session on confusing words or topics like your credit score and small talk breaking the ice. he was a top aid in the 1980s and he is shocked by the classes. >> they are ridiculous and congress needs to cut its own budget. >> reporter: we are not the only ones asking questions. last year oklahoma senator sent this leader to harry reid asking the classes be cut. and this e-mail was just sent out to staffers asking them to sign up for a speed reading class. i asked what all the professional development classes cost each year. so far no response. the classes are popular with the staff and widely attended. justin gray, ktvu channel 2 news. now at 6:00 p.m.
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two million accounts compromised on facebook, twitter, gmail and others. how it was done and what you need to do to protect yourself. >> trapped in a tunnel and b.a.r.t. riders said no one told them what is going on. >> scary. >> how riders rallied to help each other when an equipment problem became an emergency. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. the freeze is on as the cold snap spreads across the bay area. i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a weather alert tonight as a freeze warning will take effecting for the bay area in a couple hours from now and today people were getting ready for freezing temperatures that will last into the weekend. >> reporter: we have live team coverage. ktvu's rob roth is in san jose where measures are being taken to protect the most vulnerable. >> we begin with our chief meteorologist bill martin who
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is tracking the temperatures. >> it is cold throughout. a freeze warning for the bay area tonight. look at the numbers right now. these are the numbers right now. santa rosa 41 degrees. check out concord. 42 degrees. these temperatures are chilly. 39 fairfield. it is not hard to get to the freezing level. these were the lows this morning. santa rosa 26. napa 27. fairfield 35. it will be colder tomorrow. we will see teens in the north bay valleys. inland 18, 19 degrees in some places. it will be chilly. records as well. check it out. we will get a record in napa, san francisco, oakland. livermore. san jose. it will be a cold day tomorrow. coldest in a while. coming back in 10 minutes, the freeze warning, the coldest day, tomorrow is going to be the coldest day and the rain


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